Jewel: Singer Has Been Harassed By Men Since Childhood

"I felt men were willing to take advantage if they saw something vulnerable.” Jewel revealed in a highly personal interview with The Hollywood Reporter. The 41-year-old singer was candid about her experiences with men, and said she has been receiving unwanted male attention since she was a young girl. At the innocent age of eight, Jewel first noticed she was being hit on. music industry secrets “At 8, I had men putting dimes in my hands saying, ‘Call me. It’d be so great to bang when you’re older.’ And just horrible stuff.” she admits. She adds, "I was always willing to walk away...You know, I’ve heard plenty of stories that the opposite happens. I saw what women would give up for a compliment." Jewel is now releasing her 12th studio album, and has had quite an amazing career. She explains that she takes pride in her accomplishments in a 'male dominated business' and has never 'slept her way to the top' to obtain her status. "I learned to keep my energy to myself, where there’s nothing about me that seemed approachable. And as men did approach me, I got very good at handling men in a way that sort of didn’t anger them. . . . And at the same time using wit and usually humor to defuse the situation." she reveals. What are your thoughts on Jewel's experiences? Can you relate? Source: Jezebel Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_109128" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]

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